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New Gadgets to Help You Break Bad Habits

Try these nifty, ingenious ways to make you work toward the greater good.

Courtesy Aikou

Stop Sleeping In

If you press snooze on the Clocky ($45), it will shoot off your nightstand and roll around on the floor, forcing you to chase it to turn it off. If that doesn’t wake you up, we’re not sure what will.

Courtesy Nanda Home

Stop Raising Pudgy Pets

Fido will get fit figuring out how to get food from the Aïkiou Interactive Dog Feeder ($28.95), which releases grub gradually as your pet nuzzles, chases, chews, or swats at it.

Stop E-Mailing While Tipsy

It’s 2 a.m., and you decide to send your ex an e-mail. Well, not if Mail Goggles has anything to do with it. Enable the app on your Gmail account, and it will ask you to solve a few timed math problems before you can send mail. Answer incorrectly, and your account will lock. The quiz ensures you are in the right state of mind before sending (and that you won’t awake to an angry reply).

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